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Lithodora fruticosa

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, unplaced, Boraginaceae, Lithodora

Published: 2015-05-28

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  pollen class: colporate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: prolate,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): circular,  infoldings (dry pollen): not infolded,  aperture number: number varies,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, pentacolporate, tetracolporate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented, brevicolporus

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: psilate, microechinate, perforate,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

pollen coatings: -,  reserves in cytoplasm: -,  cell number: -,  Ubisch bodies: present

Annotations

aperture number predominantly 5, but also with 4 apertures

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

polar view

3. polar view

equatorial view

4. equatorial view

apertures

5. apertures

aperture

6. aperture

exine surface

7. exine surface

dry pollen

8. dry pollen

Ubisch bodies on locule wall

9. Ubisch bodies on locule wall

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Weis, B.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Weis, B.
  3. polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. apertures - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. aperture - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. Ubisch bodies on locule wall - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H., Weis B. 2015. Lithodora fruticosa. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Lithodora_fruticosa/300096;jsessionid=81C5724E190B46953A2582E0FEF65B9F; accessed 2018-11-17